Florida Forever Ready for Senate Approval

Dan Environment, Florida, Legislative

A measure to set aside $100 million a year through the Florida Forever land-preservation program moved a step closer Wednesday to Senate approval. According to a story from the News Service of Florida, the Florida Senate positioned the bill (SB 370) for a vote next week. It would use money from a 2014 voter-approved constitutional amendment aimed at increasing land …

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Senate Panel Backs $100 Million for Florida Forever

Dan Environment, Florida, Industry News Release

A measure that would double the amount Gov. Rick Scott wants to spend on the state’s most-prominent land preservation program was easily approved Monday during its first Senate committee. And bill sponsor Rob Bradley, a Fleming Island Republican elevated earlier in the day to chair the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, said the state isn’t doing enough for land conservation. The …